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aerogels

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Spacesuit aerogel technology makes these jackets toasty warm

Flexible aerogel insulation makes the Lukla Endeavour jacket thin, lightweight -- and excellent protection from the cold.

By March 10, 2015

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Oculus Rift's 2016 launch could be too late for early VR adopters (Tomorrow Daily 174)

We're as excited as anyone for the Oculus Rift, but we're also interested in other hardware that comes to market this year. Will consumers be willing to wait until early next year for Facebook's VR headset, or will they choose to invest in a product with an earlier launch date?

By May 6, 2015

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The Oculus Rift's 2016 launch might be a problem (Tomorrow Daily 174)

On today's show, Ashley and Khail debate whether or not Oculus can convince you to wait for the Rift's Q1 2016 release window, NASA launches a small model plane-helicopter hybrid and researchers 3D print aerogels made of graphene. #TDRift

By May 6, 2015

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Graphene aerogel is the new world's lightest substance

Aerographite has been dethroned as the world's lightest substance, replaced by a new form of graphene aerogel.

By March 24, 2013

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The beer can koozie grows up with ColdCan

The ColdCan picks up where foam koozies left off. Featuring a hard-shell exterior, the durable drink insulator also integrates a lid.

By May 1, 2014

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Watch this: Man uses torch on self, defies injury

A video making the rounds shows an eccentric "scientist" who has a penchant for theatrics using a torch in a way you would never expect.

By February 3, 2012

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High-tech aerogels wrap homes with insulation

Aspen Aerogels is selling aerogels--a high-tech insulating material used in oil and gas pipelines and in aerospace--to retrofit older homes to be more energy efficient.

By February 2, 2010

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Window and insulation experts the next plumbers?

Emerging technologies geared toward closing a "thermal envelope" in green building, already the largest growth market in construction, are poised to see increased growth by 2020, report says.

By August 3, 2011

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Weatherization plan covers solar, efficiency tech

The federally funded home weatherization program aimed at low-income families is no longer just about caulk and insulation.

By August 20, 2010

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In Washington, D.C., it takes a village to build a solar house

The Solar Decathlon brings together 20 universities from different countries to build the greenest of green buildings.

By October 16, 2007